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An Anatomy of Corporate Bond Markets

An Anatomy of Corporate Bond Markets »

Source: An Anatomy of Corporate Bond Markets : Growing Pains and Knowledge Gains

Volume/Issue: 2005/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pipat Luengnaruemitchai , and Li Ong

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2005

ISBN: 9781451861716

Keywords: Benchmark, mature markets, regulation, bond, bonds, corporate bonds, corporate bond, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

The objective of this paper is to discuss the key issues relating to the development of local corporate bond markets. We examine the requirements for local corporate bond market development, and compare and contras...

Are Sovereign Debt Secondary Market Returns Sensitive to Macroecoriomic Fundamentals?  Evidence from the Contemporary and Interwar Markets

Are Sovereign Debt Secondary Market Returns Sensitive to Macroecoriomic Fundamentals? Evidence from the Contemporary and Interwar Markets »

Source: Are Sovereign Debt Secondary Market Returns Sensitive to Macroecoriomic Fundamentals? Evidence from the Contemporary and Interwar Markets

Volume/Issue: 1990/69

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1990

ISBN: 9781451960624

Keywords: sovereign debt, bond, bonds, debt market, sovereign bond

The insensitivity of sovereign loan secondary market returns to macroeconomic fundamentals has been attributed to market illiquidity and the absence of publicly reported transactional prices. During the 1920s and 1...

Asian Financial Integration

Asian Financial Integration »

Source: Asian Financial Integration : Trends and Interruptions

Volume/Issue: 2011/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eduardo Borensztein , and Prakash Loungani

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

ISBN: 9781455211821

Keywords: equity premium, gravity model, home bias, risk-sharing, herding, investors, bond, foreign investors, bonds, international investors

The paper compares trends in financial integration within Asia with those in industrialized countries and other regional groups. Declines in cross-country dispersion in equity returns and interest rates suggest inc...

Corporate Leverage, Bankruptcy, and Output Adjustment in Post-Crisis East Asia1

Corporate Leverage, Bankruptcy, and Output Adjustment in Post-Crisis East Asia1 »

Source: Corporate Leverage, Bankruptcy, and Output Adjustment in Post-Crisis East Asia

Volume/Issue: 1999/143

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Se-Jik Kim , and Mark Stone

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1999

ISBN: 9781451856323

Keywords: corporate leverage, bankruptcy, capital sales, east Asian crisis, output contractions, capital inflows, capital stock, bonds, gross domestic product, cost of capital

Different levels of corporate leverage are used in this paper to help explain the wide range of post-crisis output adjustment across East Asia. In the model developed here, highly leveraged firms facing a cutoff of...

Developing Asean5 Bond Markets

Developing Asean5 Bond Markets »

Source: Developing Asean5 Bond Markets : What Still Needs to Be Done?

Volume/Issue: 2011/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Simon Gray , Andreas Jobst , Joshua Felman , and Ana Carvajal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9781455259403

Keywords: Bond markets: Bond markets, ASEAN, market development, securities, corporate bonds, futures, derivative markets, interest rate, General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium: General, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy

This paper examines a range of issues relating to bond markets in the ASEAN5 (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand) - physical infrastructure including trading, clearing and settlement; regulati...

Does IMF Financing Result in Moral Hazard?

Does IMF Financing Result in Moral Hazard? »

Source: Does IMF Financing Result in Moral Hazard?

Volume/Issue: 2000/168

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Steven Phillips , and Timothy Lane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

ISBN: 9781451858259

Keywords: IMF, bond, bonds, bond spreads, liquidity support

The view that the IMF’s financial support gives rise to moral hazard has become increasingly prominent in policy discussions, particularly following the 1995 Mexican crisis. This paper seeks to clarify a num...

Emerging Market Bond Spreads and Sovereign Credit Ratings

Emerging Market Bond Spreads and Sovereign Credit Ratings »

Source: Emerging Market Bond Spreads and Sovereign Credit Ratings : Reconciling Market Views with Economic Fundamentals

Volume/Issue: 2001/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Amadou Sy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451858051

Keywords: Bond spreads, monitoring, risk appetite, bond, bonds, emerging market bond, market bond, Financial Institutions and Services: General,

This paper uses a panel data estimation of a simple univariate model of sovereign spreads on ratings to analyze statistically significant deviations from the estimated relationship. We find evidence of an asymmetri...

Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets

Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Financial Markets

Volume/Issue: 2006/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernardin Akitoby , and Thomas Stratmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862768

Keywords: spreads, bond, bonds, fiscal adjustment, fiscal adjustments, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Other,

This paper introduces fiscal policy in a model of sovereign risk spreads ("spreads"). Using panel data from emerging market countries, we find that reductions in public expenditure are a more powerful tool for redu...

A Framework for Financial Market Development

A Framework for Financial Market Development »

Source: A Framework for Financial Market Development

Volume/Issue: 2009/156

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ralph Chami , Sunil Sharma , and Connel Fullenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451873030

Keywords: Financial market development, contracts, borrowers, lenders, liquidity providers, regulators, New Institutional Economics, bonds, cash flows, bond

The paper proposes a framework for examining the process of financial market development. The framework, consistent with the functional view of financial system design, is anchored in studying the incentives facing...

Future of Asia’s Finance

Future of Asia’s Finance »

Source: Future of Asia's Finance : How Can it Meet Challenges of Demographic Change and Infrastructure Needs?

Volume/Issue: 2014/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ding Ding , Waikei Lam , and Shanaka Peiris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498321082

Keywords: Demographic change, infrastructure financing, financial deepening, financial integration, capital and financial flows, bond, financial markets, financial sector development, bonds, Models with Panel Data

There is a role for Asia's financial sector to play to address the challenges associated with the region's changing demographics and infrastructure investment needs. Enhancing financial innovation and integration i...